“These amazing pictures, produced by Bevshots, show different types of alcohol and mixed drinks after the drinks have dried onto slides. The entire process can take up to three months, and it can take many attempts before a clear picture is acquired. The photos show the carbohydrates of the drinks after they have crystallized, forming sugars and glucose. No two drinks look the same, and each photo has been magnified up to 1,000 times in the Florida State University’s chemistry department.”
Daily Archives: July 12, 2010
Nuclear weapons often pose a dilemma: as U.S. and Soviet Union raced in the nuclear realm, other countries like China got cautious. As China started developing its program, the nextdoor India got cautious. With India jumping in, Pakistan embarked on its own program. The posession of so much weapons is fraught with danger. The domain of the nuclear race shows the extent of power pursuit: the U.S.-Soviet race for the supremacy of the international order during the Cold War still leaves them with thousands of weapons; in South Asia, Pakistan and India are adding more stockpile to restore balance. But balance doesn’t necessarily come with numbers, it comes with range. That’s why when you are dealing with nuclear weapons, you are dealing with a whole new subject. There are states who are responsible with weapons or eager to go that path – and there are states who shunned even when given an opportunity.
Below is the infographics which shows some interesting facts surrounding nuclear weapons.
Total Solar Eclipse Over Easter Island
Yesterday a total solar eclipse fell across the South Pacific, bringing thousands of tourists and scientists to Easter Island to witness it. We’ve got pictures from this historic and vaguely spooky event.